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Securities Commissioner of South Carolina Issues Cease & Desist to Two International Cryptocurrency Miners

The Securities Commissioner of South Carolina, part of the office of the Attorney General of the state, has issued a Cease & Desist Order two global cryptocurrency miners: Swiss Gold Global and Genesis Mining. Genisis Mining is based in Hong Kong. Swiss Gold Global is… Read More

StartEngine-Funding Alkane Truck Company Announces Exclusive Agreement With Brazilian Truck Manufacturer Agrale

Following the launch of its StartEngine crowdfunding campaign, South Carolina’s Alkane Truck Company announced its exclusive agreement with Brazilian truck manufacturer, Agrale. The company stated the agreement names it the sole representative for Agrale’s sales and service in North America. As previously reported, Alkane assembles heavy-duty trucks that… Read More

Update: “Protect Betty White from 2016” GoFundMe Funds Donated to Carolina Theater

One month after launching a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to save famous actress Betty White from 2016, aka the year of celebrity deaths, the initiative’s creator, Demetrios Hrysikos, presented a check of $9,245 to the Spartanburg Little Theatre in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Hrysikos stated on… Read More

Money360 Provides $8.5M Bridge Loan Dedicated to Refinancing South Carolina Property

On Monday, real estate marketplace lending platform Money360 announced it provided a $8.5 million bridge loan for the refinancing of a K-12 charter school located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. According to the platform, the new loan will allow the borrower to pay off a maturing… Read More

YouCaring Announces “10 Most Compassionate Compassionate Cities And States” & Service Promise to Users

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform YouCaring announced “The 10 Most Compassionate Cities and States,” which highlights the areas of the U.S. that best demonstrate the spirit of helping others and giving back.YouCaring, which provides free crowdfunding for personal and charitable causes, such as medical expenses and… Read More

BrewDog Announces Plans to Acquire Land in Ohio For First Brewery Outside Scotland

In an effort to expand globally, independent brewery BrewDog, announced it has plans to acquire land in Columbus, Ohio for a first brewery outside of Scotland. Reportedly, BrewDog stated that Columbus is one of two cities it was looking at for in its U.S. operation search. It was also revealed that the brewery… Read More

God Loves Gays National Billboard Campaign Project Seeks $20,000 on YouCaring to Bring Billboards to 20 States

In an effort to end hate crimes and violence against the LGBTQ community, the “God Loves Gays National Billboard Campaign” project has been launched on YouCaring to raise $20,000 to post billboards in 20 states. Last year, the creator of the God Twitter and Facebook page… Read More

Stephen Colbert Teams Up With Share Fair Nation & ScanSource to Fund Nearly 1,000 South Carolina Classroom Projects on DonorsChoose

Comedian, television host, actor, and author, Stephen Colbert, announced that he has partnered with Share Fair Nation and ScanSource to fund every classroom project in South Carolina on DonorsChoose. Together, the three contributions will fund nearly 1,000 projects for more than 800 teachers at over 375 schools, totaling $800,000. Colbert, a South Carolina native, announced the… Read More

Indiegogo Shuts Down Michael T. Slager Support Fund Campaign

Earlier this week, GoFundMe pulled the plug on a campaign that was dedicated to South Carolina police officer, Michael Slager, after he was charged for the murder of an unarmed man, Walter L. Scott. The charges were filed after a video of the event revealed Slager shooting… Read More

GoFundMe Reportedly Rejects Campaign to Support South Carolina Police Officer Michael Slager

On Tuesday, a white police officer in North Charleston, South Carolina named Michael T. Slager was charged with the murder of an unarmed man, Walter L. Scott, after a video that revealed exactly happened during the situation surfaced. According to New York Times, Slager stated that… Read More

Bitreserve Hits Venovate & Crowdcube to Raise $10M in Equity

Bitreserve, a money service that makes using digital money easy, fast and free, is raising funds through Venovate Marketplace, a U.S.-based brokerage platform for alternative investing, and London-based crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube. Raising funds on Venovate is spurred from the company’s belief that financing should be an… Read More

Supporters Help Fund 3-Year-Old Boy’s Lymphoma Treatments During GoFundMe Campaign

Seeking help from others during a difficult time, a friend of South Carolina family, the Flemings, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to raise funds for the child’s expensive treatment against lymphoma. According to TODAY, Josh and Joanna Fleming took their three children to… Read More

Family of Little Girl Raises $1M on GoFundMe to Fight Rare Children Disease

A South Carolina family launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe called Saving Eliza to raise $1.8 million dollars for a little girl and other children who has been suffering from a rare and deadly disease. The family of Eliza O’Neill describes her as a “fun loving… Read More

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